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United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency

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16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

1-800-561-3356 (Voice - Toll-free),
301-447-1000 (Voice),
301-447-1346 (FAX),

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The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is to provide leadership, coordination and support for the Nation's fire prevention and control, fire training and education, and emergency medical services activities. USAF's priorities and responsibilities include reducing fire deaths, injuries, and property losses in partnership with State and local fire communities, developing and delivering training programs for the fire service and allied personnel that help them better protect their local communities, assisting State and local governments in their efforts to prevent and control fire-related incidents, especially arson, enhancing the capability of the fire service to respond to all types of emergencies, including emergency medical and hazardous materials incidents and wildland fires, promoting firefighter health, safety, and efficiency and reducing firefighter deaths, nitiating research and evaluation procedures to improve fire prevention and protection nationwide, and collecting, analyzing, and disseminating fire data to identify national and local trends.



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Date Entered: 11/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/3/2012
Date Revised: 6/13/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2622
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